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A E R O S M I T H
                             "Livin' on the Edge"
                              from _Get a Grip_

Dropped-D tuning


[Intro]

    D5
E|e+-----------0h2p0-------0---------|-----------0h2p0-------0---------|
B|+-----3-----------3-------3-----3-|-----3-----------3-------3-----3-|
G|+---------------------------0h2---|---------------------------0h2---|
D|d+-0-------------------------------|-0-------------------------------|
A|+---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|+---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

[repeat]


[Verse 1]

D5 [w/Intro pattern]
there's something wrong with the world today, I don't know what it is
Bm                                                A5
something's wrong with our eyes
      D5 [w/Intro pattern]
we're seeing things in a different way, and God knows it ain't His
   Bm
it sure ain't no surprise           (yeah!)


[PSEUDO-CHORUS]


 Chorus Pattern (use this many times throughout the song):
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-------7--7--7--7--9b11r9b10r9-7-|-------7--7--7--7--9b11r9--------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  (or something like that...)  :-)


                    D5 [w/chorus pattern]
we're Livin' On The Edge

Livin' On The Edge
              A#           G/B
Livin' On The Edge
              D5
Livin' On The Edge


[Verse 2]

[w/Intro pattern]
there's something wrong with the world today, the lightbulb's gettin' dim
there's meltdown in the sky
if you can judge a wise man by the color of his skin
then mister you're a better man than I
[feedback!]


[Chorus]

              D5 [w/chorus pattern]
Livin' On The Edge     (you can't help yourself from falling)

Livin' On The Edge     (you can't help yourself at all)
              A#                                     G/B
Livin' On The Edge     (you can't stop yourself from falling)
              D5
Livin' On The Edge


[Bridge]

  [F#5]            
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------2---------|-----------------------2---------|
A|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-0-----4-2-|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-0-----4/--|
D|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-------4-2-|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-------4/--|
tell me what you think about your situation, complication, aggravation


  [B5] (w/Fill 1 first time around, then Fill 2 second time)
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------------7---------|-----------------------7---------|
D|-----------------------7---------|-----------------------7---------|
A|-9---9-------9---7-8-9-------9-7-|-9---9-------9---7-8-9-------9\--|
D|-9---9-------9---7-8-9-------9-7-|-9---9-------9---7-8-9-------9\--|
it's getting to you


  [F#5]
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------2---------|-----------------------2---------|
A|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-0-----4-2-|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-0-----4---|
D|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-------4-2-|-4---4-------4---2-3-4-------4---|
if Chicken Little tells you that the sky is fallin, even if it wasn't

                              G5
would you still come crawling back again?
          A5
I bet you would, my friend
 A#
again and again and again and again and again


   FILL 1:
E|   |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|   |---------------------------------|-----9b10r9---7-9b10r9----7-9-7\-|
G|   |-----------------7b9-----7-------|---7-9b11r9---7-9b11r9----7-9-7\-|
D|   |---------------------------------|-9-------------------------------|
A|   |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|   |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


   FILL 2:
E|   |---------------------------------|------------------------------7\-|
B|   |---------------------------------|-----9-9-9b10r9b10r9b10r9-----7\-|
G|   |-----------------7b9-----7-------|---7-9-9-9b11r9b11r9b11r9-7------|
D|   |---------------------------------|-9--------------------------9----|
A|   |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|   |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


_______________________________________________________________________________

[Guitar Solo]

[Repeat BRIDGE]


[Verse 3]

there's something right with the world today,
and everybody knows it's wrong
well we could tell 'em no, we could let it go
but I would rather be hangin' on!

[pause]

[Repeat CHORUS]


[Outro]

              A#            A5
Livin' On The Edge
              G5            F5
Livin' On The Edge
              E5            D#5
Livin' On The Edge

yeah, yeah, yeah...
D5 (hold for four measures)



This pattern is repeated in the background from here on:

E| |---------17--------------17------|
B| |-15--------------15--------------|
G| |-----14------14------14------14--|
D| |---------------------------------|
A| |---------------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|

              A#                                 G5                     F5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself from falling)
              D5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself at all)
              A#                                 G/B                    F5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't stop yourself from falling)
              D5
Livin' On The Edge
              A#                                 G/B                    F5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself)        (you can't help yourself)
              D5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself at all)
              A#                                 A5       
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself)        (you can't help yourself)
              G5                                 F5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself)        (you can't help yourself)
              E5                                 D#5
Livin' On The Edge (you can't help yourself from falling)
                          D5
Livin' On The Edge, yeah, yeah...


E|-----6-----------|-----5-----------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-7b8-(hold)------|-8r7-------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|


E|------10---------|------8----------|-----6-----------|-----5-----------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-9b11-(hold)-----|-11r9------------|-7b8-(hold)------|-8r7-------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


_______________________________________________________________________________


        D5     Bm     A5     A#     G5     F5     E5    D#5    G/B
E|   |---------2------------------------------------------------3--|
B|   |--3------3-------------3-----(8)----(6)----(5)----(4)-----3--|
G|   |--2------4------2------3-----(7)----(5)----(4)----(3)-----0--|
D|   |--0------4------2------3------5------3------2------1------0--|
A|   |--0------2------0------1------5------3------2------1------2--|
D|   |------------------------------5------3------2------1---------|



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h = hammer-on    
p = pull-off                            
b = bend note    
r = release bend

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wangmaster 363 Jun 24, 2006 10:25 AM

its "theres something rigged with the world today"

otherwise, great!

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blickit 31 Aug 12, 2006 12:16 PM

he's right it is "theres something rigged with the world today" instead of "theres something right..."

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Thunderstrucked 20 Sep 20, 2006 05:18 AM

take a look at the solo on the video, pretty cool

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